Nov 14, 2012 7:30am EST
taxes and entitlements and non-defense discretionary are such that pentagon describes this -- the president does. he will instruct the secretary of defense as to what the deal is and the secretary of defense will -- they want to resign, more power to them. but they will come and present a budget after the budget deal is done where they basically do what they are told. >> yes. >> i have a question. first, president obama says we can have a national ability and the chairman, you mentioned it too. how could you saves money you don't have? where is the money coming from? the second is there was mention -- defense spending. anybody know how much in terms of defense spending and should we talk about that to deal with it? the third question -- the world is changing. i think we have a new defense strategy. once you have a strategy you will know what kind of leadership you can have and what kind of armed forces you have and also defense technology. should we have discussion about this defense strategy? >> a couple thoughts. you say how do we invest domestic affairs, money we do
Nov 13, 2012 2:00am EST
is for blood pressure checks but i'm about ready to set one here at the pentagon. it was not a relationship after he nominated me to the president to be ob the chairman. but over the course of time because we both worked at it very hard you can develop that trusting relationship. and so i think empathy for what his position was as a political appoint tee a senior civilian in the department of defense and all the responsibility he has and like wise having to respect what my responsibilities are and why they're different from his. so v.m.i.. how do we pick this person? >> you just took mine integrity. very intact sir. >> say more about that. >> as a leader the people who you work for and work for as well if you lose your baring their going to draw off of that. and the same thing you constantly work with people and have you to have tact and know when to give them a swift kick in the but or a hug. >> you've learned a lot already because some need a kick and some need a hug. that's excellent. bearing in tact, i havent thought about it in those terms. but a leader has to be disciplined because yo
Nov 16, 2012 2:00am EST
from the lack of oversight. all health research should be moved out of the pentagon. i anders stand that history with 10 stevens starting bad. then ultimately he was against special health research and the pentagon because i am all flows of revs -- breast cancer research. why in the pentagon? one of the leading scientists were wrapped roosevelt the day to make major breakthroughs we cannot trust snack but it does not get look dapper go there is inertia and now we have a prostate program. it should be about things that affect troops directly with the infectious aziz's. >> besides the audits. >> we also go legislate properly on the flora to have a winning position to have a chance to change that would benefit the country in the long run verses the protocol process this is just a small part. . .